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Planning Commission set to make recommendation on The Cannery

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From page A1 | September 24, 2013 |

In the last step before the final design of The Cannery project is placed before the Davis City Council for consideration, the city’s Planning Commission will make a recommendation Wednesday on whether to approve the housing development.

Proposed as a multigenerational community, The Cannery would feature 547 units of low-, medium- and high-density housing; 15 acres of mixed-use and commercial space; several miles of bicycle pathways, parks and greenbelts; a neighborhood center; and an urban farm, among other design features.

The commission’s meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Community Chambers of City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. It can be watched live on Comcast Channel 16, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 or on the city’s website at www.cityofdavis.org/media.

The project has been proposed for a 100-acre piece of vacant land in North Davis, north of East Covell Boulevard and east of F Street with main access points to the neighborhood envisioned for the East Covell and J Street intersection and a second entrance west of J Street also on East Covell.

Situated within city limits, the land is the last large piece of undeveloped property in Davis. The development does not require a Measure J/R public vote.

After spending one full meeting already to hear the overall proposal from the developer, ConAgra Foods Inc., and asking questions of the applicant, the commission will take full public comment Wednesday, deliberate and make its final recommendation to the council on the project.

City community development staff will recommend that The Cannery be approved Wednesday and that the commission approve rezoning the property from industrial use to neighborhood mixed use in order to allow construction of the project.

The City Council, which has the final say, is expected to undertake a similar process starting at its meeting Oct. 22, with two subsequent meetings in November to make its final decision on the project.

— Reach Tom Sakash at tsakash@davisenterprise.net or 530-747-8057. Follow him on Twitter at @TomSakash

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Tom Sakash

Tom Sakash covers the city beat for The Davis Enterprise. Reach him at tsakash@davisenterprise.net, (530) 747-8057 or @TomSakash.
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